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Did Auditor’s Prescriptions Play a Role in Suicide?

Could the prescription medicines taken by the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich have played a role in his suicide?

04/16/2015

Andre Cole

NAACP and ACLU Ask Gov. Nixon to Halt Execution

Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.

04/13/2015

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No Charges in Woman’s Fatal Fall at Belleville Nursing Home

An investigation has found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an 85-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a stairway at a Belleville nursing home.

03/24/2015

Cecil Clayton (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

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Lawsuit Claims Purina’s ‘Beneful’ Sickens Dogs; Mizzou Vet Professor Not Certain

A class-action lawsuit claims thousands of animals have been sickened or killed by the dry dog food.

02/25/2015

The St. Louis and Kansas City groups include U.S. attorneys, prosecutors, police, mayors' offices, other judiciary and clergy. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Kansas City for Advice on How to Stop the Crime

A contingent from St. Louis police and the circuit attorney’s office is in Kansas City this morning to learn their secret.

02/23/2015

Cory Osborne (Courtesy of Granite City police)

Woman Found Dead in Car, Police Seek Man Seen with Her

Cory Osborne was the last person seen with Stacie Williams.

02/19/2015

A crowd gathers after an officer-involved shooting in North St. Louis (Brett Blume, KMOX)

Police Do Not Request Criminal Charges in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Force Investigative Unit has concluded its investigation into the fatal shooting death of Kajieme Powell, and the findings have been referred to the Circuit Attorney’s office.

02/17/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nixon Addresses Reasoning for Not Deploying National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri’s National Guard in Ferguson.

02/12/2015

Michael Brown Casket

Mourners Gather on 6-Month Anniversary of Brown’s Death

After the vigil, some participants demonstrated outside the Ferguson Police Department. Police arrested several protesters.

02/10/2015

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